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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Forrester
41 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: You should consult with someone who has experience in treating sleep disorders. Sleep hygiene is an important issue to be addressed, to help you to im ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Allergy tips: If you have a puppy dont sleep with him in your bedroom. Make sure you have no stuffed animals in bed with you. Don, t sleep with a feather pillow or ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hindi Mermelstein
36 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Sleep Hygiene & CBT: Trouble falling asleep is common. A recent review by the Agency for Health Policy Research ( health think tank) reported that the most effective tre ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Good sleep hygiene: Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evenin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
It's tough!: Especially with varying work schedules! Try to avoid self medicating (i.e. caffeine to wake up, and alcohol to fall asleep). Try not to read or watc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene has several components. First try to go to bed and wake up at the same time each day. Avoid stimulants like coffee and sedatives li ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Light sleeper: Have him wake up day early at same time. Hs need to exercise 20 min in the morning daily. Have him avoid coffee tea tv internet and electronic stuff 3 ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
12 years experience Sleep Medicine
Good sleep hygiene: Good sleep hygiene includes a routine to get to bed, no daytime napping, no alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, virgorous exercise, bright lights, or electro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep hygiene: 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a r ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
ImproveSleep Hygiene: Sleep hygiene are habits to help improve sleep. They include avoiding alcohol, tobacco and caffeine within 5-6 hours of the desired bedtime, exercise ... Read More
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